Dell has introduced a brand new Alienware m15 gaming laptop computer powered by AMD Ryzen 5000, alongside the Dell G15 Ryzen Version pocket book, plus some tasty gaming screens besides.
The Alienware m15 Ryzen Version R5 is the massive information, being the primary Alienware transportable to make use of an AMD processor since 2007 (when the Aurora mALX got here out). It was rumored that Dell would change away from Intel with the brand new m15, and this has confirmed to be the case.
Relying on the precise configuration you go for, the laptop computer can pack both the AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX or Ryzen 7 5800H, and one in all Nvidia’s Ampere laptop computer GPUs, both the RTX 3060 or RTX 3070.
This gaming laptop computer additionally comes with 8GB to 32GB of 3200MHz DDR4 system RAM, and in one other first for the 15-inch pocket book, the proprietor will be capable of improve this reminiscence (the m15 has a pair of SO-DIMM slots to work with). That’s a doubtlessly helpful further little bit of future-proofing.
Storage is offered within the type of as much as a 2TB PCIe M.2 SSD, or you may run with dual-drive choices (with a pair of these making 4TB of whole storage capability).
Whereas we’re speaking about firsts, the Ryzen Version R5 can be an Alienware pioneer in being geared up with a brand new ‘excessive endurance’ paint which is extra stain-resistant, and gives a easy end for a premium really feel.
The 15-inch display screen might be both a 240Hz panel (1440p decision) or a 360Hz display screen (with a Full HD decision), each of which provide Nvidia G-Sync and a 1ms response time. There’s additionally a plain 165Hz show for a less expensive possibility (3ms, no G-Sync).
Lastly, Dell has geared up the Ryzen Version R5 with an ultra-low profile mechanical keyboard which has been long-established along with Cherry MX, and gives per-key RGB lighting to match the fanciness of the remainder of this gaming machine.
The Alienware m15 Ryzen Version R5 goes on sale within the US come April 20, with the bottom configuration beginning at $1,794 (round £1,300, AU$2,350).
Dell G15 Ryzen Version
In addition to the Alienware machine, there’s one other new 15-inch contender on the gaming laptop computer scene within the type of the Dell G15 Ryzen Version, which follows go well with with a lot of the above.
In different phrases, the G15 Ryzen Version additionally runs with Ryzen 5000 CPUs – although it gives fashions that are a step down from the m15, specifically the Ryzen 7 5800H (8-core) and Ryzen 5 5600H (6-core). It additionally has an Ampere GPU, although just one possibility within the type of Nvidia’s RTX 3060.
Once more, there’s user-upgradable 3200MHz DDR4 system RAM, with 8GB on the minimal, as much as a most loadout of 32GB.
The 15-inch display screen has a Full HD decision and might be had in 120Hz or 165Hz choices, with a 360Hz panel set to be made obtainable for G15 consumers later within the spring, Dell says.
The G15 Ryzen Version additionally has a ‘sport shift’ key which whacks the cooling as much as assist in conditions the place you’re actually pushing the CPU and/or GPU.
The Dell G15 Ryzen Version will likely be out on Might 4 within the US, beginning at $900 (round £655, AU$1,180), with the 360Hz panel possibility presumably arriving later in Might.
There may also be a refreshed Dell G15 with an Intel Tenth-gen processor, and that will likely be out on April 13, beginning on the identical baseline worth of $900 (round £655, AU$1,180).
Dell additionally revealed a quartet of latest gaming screens which will likely be on sale from late Might.
The Dell 25 Gaming Monitor (S2522HG) is a 25-inch IPS panel with Nvidia G-Sync and a 1ms (gray-to-gray) response time, together with a 240Hz refresh fee.
Then we’ve the Dell 34 Curved Gaming Monitor (S3422DWG), a 34-inch ultra-wide show with a 3,440 x 1,440 decision and 1800R curvature, plus a 144Hz refresh fee, with AMD FreeSync Premium. This monitor gives 90% DCI-P3 coloration protection, and will likely be out on Might 27, as will the above 25-inch display screen – pricing continues to be to be confirmed on these.
Lastly, arriving the next month on June 22 would be the Dell 27 and 32 Curved Gaming Screens (S2722DGM and S3222DGM). Each will supply a 165Hz refresh fee and 2ms response time, with a 1440p decision – the bigger display screen may have a 1800R curve, with the 27-inch show utilizing a 1500R curve. Once more, pricing continues to be to be confirmed.